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NEW CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT THE VATICAN

By | December 18, 2014

Christmas & New Eve 2014 will be particularly exciting at St. Peter’s: beyond a huge Christmas tree and the traditional Nativity scene, we will see the Church itself dressed up with new lights. December this year coincides indeed with the installation of a new lighting system on St. Peter’s dome. It will be launched on […]

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POPE TURNS ON THE BIGGEST CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE WORLD

By | December 16, 2014

8500 electric cables, 550 light spots, 650 m high, a star 1000 m² wide: it’s the biggest Christmas tree in the world, and Pope Francis I just turned it on few days ago. The same pleasent office was given to Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. The tree lays on a side of Mount Ingino, behind […]

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DEEP RED, DEEP ARGENTO IN ROME

By | December 15, 2014

From Tuesday 16 to Sunday 21 december 2014 Rome’s hosts a retrospective in honor of Dario Argento, the world renowned horror movies director, who recently gained the Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome Film Festival 2014. The one-week event is very rich, the meeting with Dario Argento himself being planned for Tuesday 16: he will be […]

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IMAGO MUNDI: LUCIANO BENETTON’S VISIONARY PROJECT IN ROME

By | December 12, 2014

Luciano Benetton, one of the most successful Italian stylists, as well as renowned collectors of works of art, is also at the head of a research foundation sponsoring projects of cultural development. On display in Rome a section of the latest visionary project founded by them: “Imago Mundi”, which aims at uniting our world’s diversities […]

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